Biodiesel Handling and Use Guidelines (3rd Ed. )
DIANE Publishing, 2009 - 61 pages
A guide for those who blend, distribute, and use biodiesel and biodiesel blends. Will help fleets and individual users, blenders, distributors, and those involved in related activities understand procedures for handling and using biodiesel fuels. Biodiesel is a renewable fuel manufactured from vegetable oils, animal fats, and recycled cooking oils. It offers many advantages: It is renewable; It is energy efficient; It displaces petroleum derived diesel fuel; It can be used in most diesel equipment with no or only minor modifications; It can reduce global warming gas emissions; It can reduce tailpipe emissions; It is nontoxic, biodegradable, and suitable for sensitive environ; It is made in the U.S. from either ag. or recycled resources; and it is easy to use.
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